Amad Jackson, Performance Coach, is an actor, a lecturer in the English Department at Cal State University, Los Angeles, and an education and corporate communications consultant.
He is a proud member of Words Uncaged, a coalition of incarcerated men serving life without the possibility of parole at California State Prison Lancaster, academics, and artists, who use creative storytelling processes to transform lives and communities.
In addition to more than 20 national commercials and guest-star appearances, and having worked with notable directors such as the Cohen Brothers, George C. Wolf, and David Ayer, Amad recently produced and starred in the first all African American film adaptation of Shakespeare’s Henry IV parts 1 and 2, entitled H4, which was screened at the Chicago Film Festival.
Amad holds a B.A in History and Minor in Dramatic Arts from U.C. Berkeley, and a Masters in English from CSULA.